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GOP Candidate And ‘Duck Dynasty’ Relative: Atheists And Richard Dawkins Caused Sandy Hook Massacre

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Dawkins also addressed Dasher’s comment that atheists do not have the morality capable of condemning or preventing similar tragedies.

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Former Minister Of Canadian Church Comes Out: I’m An Atheist

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Rev. Bob Ripley, a former minister and religious columnist, made a very interesting announcement this week: he’s an atheist.

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Scalia Law Backfires! Pagan Prayer At Gov’t Meeting Pisses Off Teavangelicals (VIDEO)

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The Escambia County School Board continues to refuse Suhor’s request to deliver a similar invocation before one of their meetings. Suhor says he may sue.

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Atheist Air Force Member Denied Reenlistment for Omitting ‘So Help Me God,’ Claims Humanist Group

Sentry Lion 2006 Staff Sgt. James Yandell, 173d Security Forces Squadron, stands watch recently on the flight line at 3d Airbase at Graf Ignatievo, Bulgaria.  Public Domain Image

According to a letter sent to the United States Air Force, last Tuesday from the American Humanist Association an Atheist airman at the Creech Air Force Base in Nevada refused to take an oath that included the words, “so help me God.” After refusing to take the oath the man […]

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Atheist Teen Threatened By School For NOT Saying “Under God” In Pledge

A teacher in an Elmira, New York school is under fire for violating the constitutional rights of an atheist student to not say the pledge of allegiance due the inclusion of the words "under god."

A teacher in an Elmira, New York school is under fire for violating the constitutional rights of an atheist student to not say the pledge of allegiance due the inclusion of the words “under god.”

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Plucky NC High Schoolers Win Right To Start Atheist Club In Stunning Civil Rights Victory

Photo of Kalei Wilson from Secular Student Alliance, Pisgah High School's Go Fund Me page. Inset photo with Ben Wilson from the Freedom From Religion Foundation.

North Carolina’s Pisgah High School didn’t want an atheist student group on their campus. Kalei Wilson and her brother, Ben, helped change that.

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New Jersey Denies ‘ATHE1ST’ License Plate As ‘Offensive,’ Quickly Reverses After Media Attention

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The New Jersey Department of Motor Vehicles magically reverses on a denial of an atheist vanity license plate when the media calls it for the bigotry that it is.

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Atheist Sent To Jail For Rejecting God, In Blatant Violation Of The Constitution

Atheist Sent To Jail For Rejecting God, In Blatant Violation Of The Constitution

The Constitution doesn’t apply, apparently, when it comes to atheists. Barry Hazle, an avowed atheist from California, has had his parole revoked, and you’ll balk at why. According to Courthouse News Service, Hazle rightfully sued his parole officer, several corrections officials with the state of California, and Westcare Corp. for revoking his […]

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House Republicans Block Effort To Allow Atheist Chaplains, Say They Would ‘Make A Mockery’ Of The Chaplain Corps (VIDEO)

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Republicans don’t understand that atheists are human, with human values, and human beliefs, and that non-believers in the military need atheist chaplains.

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$50,000 Raised In 17 Hours For Atheist Tornado Victim Interviewed On CNN

$50,000 Raised In 17 Hours For Atheist Tornado Victim Interviewed On CNN

Atheists, Humanists, secularists, agnostics, nonbelievers, heretics — call them what you will, but they’re just as charitable, if not more, than their religious counterparts.

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The Devil Made Them Do It: Beck Says Blitzer Atheist Interview Arranged By ‘Dark Forces’

The Devil Made Them Do It: Beck Says Blitzer Atheist Interview Arranged By ‘Dark Forces’

Glenn Beck is convinced that the forces of ‘spiritual darkness’ are at work here. And those forces are working through… TV news producers!

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Watch CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Awkwardly Encounter The Growing Reality Of Atheism In America (VIDEO)

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In a country where 6% of the population now identifies as ‘atheist,’ one cannot presume on those “thank God’ questions. Just ask Wolf Blitzer.

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Atheist Oklahoma High School Student Protests Ten Commandments In Classrooms

Whistle-blowing high school student, Gage Pulliam. Photo from www.patheos.com. www.patheos.com

The Ten Commandments are important to our culture, but even some Christian students agree they don’t belong in our public schools.

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Anti-Gay Arguments Are Hilariously Fallacious (VIDEO)

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David Pakman interviews atheist comedian Emery Emery on conservatives’ stupidest arguments against marriage equality.

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Atheist? Not If You Want To Finish High School in Arizona

Atheist high school students organize; @ National Catholic Report

Get a life. You cannot and will not sneak fundamentalist Christianity into public schools and essentially make being an atheist illegal.

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American Atheists’ President Tells All: His Bill O’Reilly Appearance & Atheist Fox News Host (VIDEO)

American Atheists’ President Tells All: His Bill O’Reilly Appearance & Atheist Fox News Host (VIDEO)

David Silverman explains how O’Reilly’s ‘Christianity is a philosophy not a religion’ argument is a novel approach towards subverting separation of church and state.

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Religious Fox Contributor Says ‘War On Christmas’ Is Silly (VIDEO)

Religious Fox Contributor Says ‘War On Christmas’ Is Silly (VIDEO)

The ‘war on Christmas’ is silly, says Father Jonathan Morris.

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Oh My God! Poll Says Majority Of Americans Would Vote For An Atheist President

Oh My God! Poll Says Majority Of Americans Would Vote For An Atheist President

First time since Pew began asking the question 54 years ago.

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The Dead Atheist Pro-Choice Novelist Who Inspires The Republican Party Would Hate The Republican Party (VIDEO)

The Dead Atheist Pro-Choice Novelist Who Inspires The Republican Party Would Hate The Republican Party (VIDEO)

One of the oddest things about the current Republican party is that their two most powerful influencers would probably hate what has been made of their legacy.

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‘Hitch-slap:’ An Ode To The Late Hitchens’ Greatest Smackdown Moments (VIDEO)

‘Hitch-slap:’ An Ode To The Late Hitchens’ Greatest Smackdown Moments (VIDEO)

Christopher Hitchens, the celebrated journalist, public intellectual, outspoken atheist, and Johnny Walker Black aficionado– a man of varying political complexities but who relentlessly, brutally derided anyone who sought to manipulated or flouted logic and reason–sadly passed away this past Thursday at 62 after suffering from esophageal cancer.

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